Category / Elfie


Now You Are Five

I’ve been trying to write this for a little while now and am shamefully completing it almost a month after the event of Elfie’s fifth birthday. But I feel like Elfie turning FIVE has been such a milestone for our family – not just for Elfie but for everyone in our little family of three […]…

Elfie Huxley

#DearCarpetright… Win A New Floor

One thing I love about having kids is the situations they are constantly getting themselves into. Hux is always coming home with nursery with funny notes detailing what he did that day and exactly why he had to go into the record book for it and Elfie… she’s just Elfie. I’m always finding funny notes […]…


Elfie: My #ARWOMAN

You may have seen the #ARWOMAN campaign floating around a couple of blogs recently. It is a movement created by Atterley Road, whose goal it is to get women openly celebrating other woman. As a pretty headstrong feminism loving woman myself (*fistbump*) I am more than happy to take part in celebrating the women in […]…


The Day Elfie Became A Princess

For reasons I really want to write about at a later date, I’ve become somewhat of a feminist in the last 12 months. It’s been an odd thing – I’ve gone from feeling slightly ambivalent about feminism to being confident that I strongly identify this way. Not to sound emotional about the whole thing but […]…


Elfie Is 4! Again!

I’d totally forgotten when I wrote about Elfie’s fourth birthday fails a couple of weeks ago that we’d get to do it all over again soon after: her birthday party! In the whole process of organizing Elfie a 4th birthday party I did one thing incredibly right and one thing incredibly¬†wrong. The right thing was […]…

Elfie Motherhood

Raising Daughters

The parenting of little girls is a job that is so special. Boys are boys and boys are awesome, but compared to our daughters they really are as different as slugs, snails and puppy dog tails. Yesterday I did something that doesn’t happen enough in our house; I took Elfie on a little day out, […]…